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CSPAN
Sep 2, 2009 6:00am EDT
government, the chief of naval research and a director of the central intelligence agency, the cia and i will introduce them momentarily. be we also have the pleasure of two other distinguished gentleman on the panel, our executive director of the white house initiatives on hcbus. [applause] and dr. john a. huston, the senior research professor is also with us. [applause] black colleges and universities have worked to link their students and programs to the intelligence field, science, technology, and academic research. from concepts as seemingly esoteric as insurgency modeling tool applications as seemingly mundane as cleaning products, technology transfers among agencies, corporations, and other academic institutions, are impacting our national security and affecting our daily lives. there is a great deal of talent on the campuses of our 105 institutions. programs at the office of naval research and the central intelligence agency will allow these two government agencies to tap into that talon by tapping into the innovative ideas and research as being carried on hbcus across the
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
studied the call for torture methods in particular begun in the cia they wanted to know why people installed false confessions that seemed so realistic and believable so they study that and when the air men were taken captive in the korean war and gave false possession and what happened to make them talk? there was a whole program the psychological torment the communists put people through. they did things like isolation which doesot sound bad but for people after 40 days which is what became the standard method of cia, it is unbearable for many people. isolation means extreme sensory deprivation. you have seen the goggles and the gloves and they were kept from what time of day it was, absolutely no logic to their life. meals, then two meals in a row to breakdown anything rational. it sounds strange but it shows and has a horrible effective than a forced standing where after a number of hours of standing in the same place, terrible things happen. it can really be harmful to your health they can hang people buy the rest and. >> host: but then aside from thatou cannot believe anythin
CBS
Sep 12, 2009 7:30pm EDT
probe of cia interrogators of terrorist suspects and the techniques they used in their interrogations. will this probe of the cia make the s. more vulnerable to terrorist attacks? pat buchanan? >> we will lose invaluable assets. mr. cheney is exactly right, john. the terrorists, one of the things revealed was a huge bomb plot against camps just like the marines in the barracks at the airport and beirut. that's one of the things he gave up. he gave up a sleeper cell guy in ohio who's now in prison for 20 years. he gave up all kinds. he gave his battle order and all their plans up, and he did it because of some brutal and nasty methods, no doubt about it. it's undeniable, but cheney is right. to go after these guys down the line who were doing their duty, had no criminal motivation other than to protect you and me, it seems to be unjust. it seems to be outrageous, foolish. obama could have done the same thing with the report. these were the techniques used. we don't want them anymore, we don't think they are honorable. but to go after these guys is outrageous. >> eleanor?
CBS
Sep 8, 2009 9:00am EDT
and the cia. what do the two have in common? with me is jeff stein, the national security editor and spy talk columnist to talk about his recent column. good to have you here. >> good to be here. >> you start off by saying so, another new semester begins and we don't think of cia and school in the same thought. >> most people think the end of the year is in september. but i usually do this every fall or september, say we have a new semester starting here. how have we done in the last semester. the cia is misgrant, hanging with a bad crowd. a group we call them the juvees. the justice department led them astray and one thing that went astray talking about torture and stuff is inside the cia there are a lot of good guys and gals who say this is wrong, all of the harsh interrogation stuff. i have a recently retired cia friend who heard when he it heard about this stuff going on he was appalled. he had never heard of this kind of interrogation tactic going on. that is stuff from the 2 movies and 24. >> we received information according to the critics of the attorney general, even investi
FOX News
Sep 19, 2009 12:00pm EDT
department from moving forward. the probe of the cia interrogation, saying the cia shouldn't be investigated for murder. caroline shively joins us from washington with more on that. >> hi to you, brian. this is the latest pushback on the attorney general's case, asking them to reverse the attorney general's decision. they have 37 years of combine experience heading the agent. the attorney general's decision to reopen the crim cal investigation creates an atmosphere of continuous jeopardy for those whose cases the department of justice had previously declined to prosecute. moreover, there is no reason to expect that the criminal investigates will remain narrowly focused. it's thought to be limit today a handful of cases and the former director seems to be worried it could blow up and take over multiple cases over a number of years and the letter maintains the reopening of the criminal investigation will make it tough for them to get others help. the directors write that releasing details about the interrogations program reveals too much to the enemy. former cia operative wayne si
FOX News
Sep 1, 2009 5:00am EDT
and try to prosecute cia personnel. laura: yet the obama administration is pushing full speed ahead to investigate the cia terror warriors. how does that help us keep safe? >> we have a moral duty to pass health care reform and we need to pass it this year. laura: are democrats still exploiting senator kennedy's death to push through government-run health care? we will tell you what they are saying. >> he's crazy. he's out of his head. laura: and how did this evil freak keep this poor girl captive for 1 years? and did law enforcement drop the ball? caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- laura: hi, everyone. i'm laura ingraham reporting tonight for bill o'reilly. thanks a lot for watching us. our top story focuses on the war of words unfolding between the obama administration and the former bush white house. now it's all about attorney general's eric holder's investigation into cia operatives who interrogated the most vicious, harden
FOX News
Sep 11, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, the factor reported on the john adams project, whereby radicals are secretly photographing cia agents and then sending the pictures to terrorist detainees at guantanamo bay. unbelievable and despicable. we confronted a member of the project nina ginsburg. >> i have some questions about the john adams project. you are putting cia agents lives in danger. >> you need to talk to people at the john adams project. that's not at all true. cia agents put people in danger. they put this country in danger. they put american soldiers overseas in danger. >> so do you support them taking pictures of covert cia agents and showing them to terrorists? >> that's not what they did. >> what did they do? >> what they did was try and find out who the names and the identities of the people who tortured illegally tortured people because the government won't turn over that information. and people in this country have a right to defend themselves. bill: now, the justice department is investigating the john adams project, which is affiliated with the insidious aclu because there is no question that those far l
ABC
Sep 6, 2009 3:35am EDT
saver. $500 a month seems like a lot to cia, though. some people are saying i'm living paycheck to paycheck. how the heck am i going to cia $500 a month? >> everybody wants to save more, but we came up with more than 10ways that you could save money. really trim the fat from your budget without really feeling a lot of pain. there are a lot of things you can do. >> how do you identify those cost cutting strategies that will actually add up? give me the strategies. >> well, think about all the costs -- the biggest costs in your life. tackle those things. a lot of people use credit cards. credit cards are very costly. rates are going up. fees are going up. one of the things you want to think about is there a way i can negotiate a lower rate on my credit card, and a lot of people can. >> what do you do? st call the credit card company and say i want a lower rate? >> you can do that, but you'll have more leverage if you have been a long-time customer, if if you have not been late on your credit card, and if you have a decent credit score, which today is about 750 or higher. if you say i
FOX News
Sep 17, 2009 8:00pm EDT
is investigating cia interrogators for actions taken after the 9/11 attack. joining us now from washington, former cia official michael schurr once the head of the bin laden unit and author of the book marching toward hell. doctor, i understand you have new information for us tonight. what is that? >> well, bill, i wanted to try to explain to the american people a little bit about the interrogation program and what we found in it or what resulted from it. for example, after the interrogations of can a lead sheik mohammed, we were able to stop an al qaeda plan that was already in process to enroll its fighters in midwestern u.s. universities in order to prepare for the next round of attacks in the united states. and in addition, after talking to khalid sheik mohammed and zubaydah. we were able to stop an attack inside the united kingdom led by another gentleman. i think those are important for america to know. bill: why hasn't that information been forth coming? because you have the attorney general holder saying ok, look, i'm going to set up a panel and look at the cia guys who
FOX News
Aug 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
time, he is slamming the president about the decision to investigate the cia. and then, liz cheney joins us. later, brand new photographs. an inside look at the unbelievable nightmare, the nightmare that a little jaycee dugard faced, including sound proof buildings. plus, there is mortified. the alleged kidnapping report -- plus, there is more. my two granddaughters are my life. they always ask me, grandma, take me here, grandma, take me there. but with my occasional irregularity i wasn't always up to it. until i discovered activia and everything started to change. announcer: activia is clinically proven to help regulate your digestive system in two weeks when eaten every day. now i enjoy every minute. my grandkids are happy, and so am i. ♪ activia are more than words here. it's personal. i have diabetes. rodney's kid too. so we're so proud to manufacture... the accu-chek® aviva meters and test strips... here in the u.s.a. plus, we've proven you'll waste 50% fewer strips... when you use our meter, which means greater savings... for people with diabetes, like me. now that's a tru
FOX News
Sep 1, 2009 1:00am EDT
, he is slamming the president about the decision to investigate the cia. and then, liz cheney joins us. later, brand new photographs. an inside look at the unbelievable nightmare, the nightmare that a little jaycee dugard faced, including sound proof buildings. plus, there is mortified. the gecko vo: geico's the third-largest car insurance company in the nation. but, it's not like we're kicking back, now, havin' a cuppa tea. gecko vo: takes lots of sweat to become that big. gecko vo: 'course, geckos don't literally sweat... it's just not our thing... gecko vo: ...but i do work hard, mind you. gecko vo: first rule of "hard work equals success." gecko vo: that's why geico is consistently rated excellent or better in terms of financial strength. gecko vo: second rule: "don't steal a coworker's egg salad, 'specially if it's marked "the gecko." come on people. my two granddaughters are my life. come on people. they always ask me, grandma, take me here, grandma, take me there. but with my occasional irregularity i wasn't always up to it. until i discovered activia and everything started t
FOX News
Sep 21, 2009 8:00pm EDT
cia. and i have said before, i want to look forward and not backwards on this issue. on the other hand, i have also said nobody is above the law. and i don't want to start getting into the business of squelching, you know, investigations that are being conducted. bill: now, that is really, really weak. it is a weak answer. investigating the cia is a national security issue. thus, the president should make the call. he has the power. so mr. obama is being a bit disingenuous here. we have have more on this story with a former cia chief come up. finally, there was this on cbs. >> i have no interest in increasing the size of government. i just want to make sure we have got a smart government that is regulating, for example, the financial institutions smartly so i don't have to engage in any kind of bank bailouts. that's point number 1. point number 2. even though we are having a passionate disagreement here, we can be civil to each other. and we can try to express ourselves, acknowledging that we are all patriots. we are all americans. and not assume the absolute worst in people's mot
FOX News
Sep 19, 2009 7:00am EDT
investigation is heading in the attack that may have been in the works. >> dave: seven former cia directors make an appeal to president obama to call off the investigation on harsh interrogation tactics. they say they probe puts the united states in danger to turn a question for you, how much would you dish out to break bread with former alaska governor sergei on? which only one truth and paid to have lunch with a former governor. pearsal in this morning was from bonneville is california. "fox & friends", present the news that the greatest needs, we are very happy to wake up in the morning and have friends like these. i like it. *blank . >> announcer gets "fox & friends". speak your good morning everyone on this saturday morning. welcome to "fox & friends". i am clayton morris, mrs. alisyn camerota, and this is a very sick day breaks. america, sending her home remedies. everyone gets sick. this is what you need to do. someone already recommended he needs a night club nights sleep at a nightclub night would be great. >> alysin: i had what you had yesterday. it's horrible. but today called. n
CSPAN
Sep 1, 2009 5:00pm EDT
declassification of my own correspoence, which i sent to then cia director detailing my clear opposition to the program. whe the revelation in the past month are uncomfortable for some, they are absolutely essential if our country is returned to the rule of law. i am pleased that the members of the judiciary committee and the intelligence committee are moving forward to determine exactly what happened. and i continue to believe that an independent commission of inquiry as to chairman leahy has proposed is needed so that we can fully understand and come to terms with this dark chapter in our recent history. thank you, mr. chairman. >>hank you, senator fngold. and just to chime in on that point. i think it's clear that i also agree that time will come when frankly it becomes inevitable that a nonpartisan authoritative commission should take a look at the work of senator feinstein's investigations, the opr opinions, the jewish year he committee does under the adership of chairman leahy and dried altogether so the american people can make the appropriate conclusions. our first witness is david luba
MSNBC
Sep 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
holder's position on cia interrogations. seven former cia agents saying they should back off and not pursue what could turn into prosecutions. the president wants to look forward. but the attorney general believes that people -- rogue interrogators have to be held to account. >> let's remember recent history. recent history is the white house pressured the justice department to fire a number of u.s. attorneys because politically they disagreed with some of the priorities of the bush administration. there should be a separation between the justice department and the white house and somehow we, i think, should remember that. on this subject i did look at attorney general holder's decision. i know it was difficult. i issued a statement at the time saying i supported it, but we should remember the context. the context was, one, these folks had been investigated by a fairly independent part of the administration and number two, the real culprits are those who designed the strategy and the policy and not these people. they were operatives in the bush white house who didn't con soult with c
HLN
Sep 29, 2009 4:10am EDT
the world in p uniform in the cia in homeland security, in the fbi, and the justice department, we manage to believe in the impossible but we e did the impossible. i start with that story because i think we need to appreciate the difficulty of the task and the responsibility we put on the nation's public service. not only here in washington and deliver departments but in state and local agencies, this really, we really do ask them to do something that is near impossible. when you understand that you're facing an enemy that's willing to die to succeed, it's awfully hard to be right absolutely every time when you're either in the federal government or you're in a state and local first responder. the new administration is charged with the same impossible task. you've got some very good very experienced people in john brennan at the white house, director and admiral blair. but it doesn't mean the task is any easier for them even with all of their experience. you know, secretary napolitano has talked about the greatest threat being complacency. one could hope that the recent case i ment
CSPAN
Sep 3, 2009 10:00am EDT
research and the director of the central intelligence agency, the cia. i will introduce them momentarily. we also have the pleasure of two other distinguished gentleman. we have dr. john wilson jr. and dr. john e. houston, the senior research professor at the elizabeth state university is also with us. [applause] historically black colleges and universities have worked to link their students and programs to the intelligence field, science, technology, and academic research. from concepts as seemingly esoteric to insurgency modeling to applications as seemingly mundane as cleaning products. technology transfers among the u.s. governmental agencies, corporations, h pc use -- hbcu's, and other institutions are impacting our national security and affecting our daily lives. there is a great deal of talent on the campuses of 105 institutions. programs at the office of naval research and the cia will allow these government agencies to tap into the talent. by tapping into the innovative ideas and research that is being carried on at hcbu's around the country. today we will this -- we will explor
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2009 9:00pm EDT
released cia report which concluded that we don't really know how effective torture was. or if you reside on planet cheney -- >> i think the evidence is overwhelming, the eits were crucial in getting them to cooperate and that the information they provided did, in fact, save thousands of lives and let us defeat all further attacks against the united states. >> the evidence is overwhelming. i think so. you know, the actual evidence from the cia review of the torture program in 2004 doesn't say that at all. quote, there's limited data on which to assess their individual effectiveness. talking about interrogation techniques and in the case of zabida water boarded, the cia says it is not possible to sadie fin tifly the waterboarding is the reason for the increased production or if another factor such as length of deengs was the catalyst. on fact-free planet cheney, that counts as overwhelming evidence. that issue of the interrogation led to another fact-free but still iron-clad cheney assessment. >> it shows that mohammed and zabida provided the overwhelming majority of reports on al qaeda. b
WHUT
Sep 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. eastern time sirius-xm radio, channels 110 and 130. the cia -- here is another bombshell, depending on how you feel. the interrogation procedures seemed to some of us to be brutal, ". how'd you read that? >> when i went through the fine print and release of dick cheney, i scratch my head and wonder where the news was. we have heard quite a bit about these selfsame techniques, whether they are torture or not, so i start to look at it in a political. who is this going to help? i just cannot imagine that the president wants to be worrying about torture eating up his new cycle while he is striving to pass a health-care plan. >> do you feel about this? >> i was actually surprised that the torture memos and the cia involvement in interrogations' did not really dominate the news cycle, perhaps because a lot of it was something we have already heard about or had not previously semis. i think that had we not have health care dominating the headlines with the somewhat rockets town hall meetings that have been going on, we would have perhaps seen an awful lot more on the cia and the torture memos
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2009 10:00am EDT
man accused of kidnapping and raping jaykey. >>> much more ahead. we heard about the cia program to capture and kill terrorists. now the agency wants to know who leaked the information? >>> plus the president at odds with some of america's parents. should he speak directly to their children? we'll debate that with strategists on both sides of the issue. this is msnbc. the place for politics. upbeat k ♪ singer:wanted to get myself a new cell phone ♪ ♪ so i could hear myself as a ringtone ♪ ♪ who knew the store would go and check my credit score ♪ ♪ now all they let me have is this dinosaur ♪ ♪ hello hello hello can anybody hear me? ♪ ♪ i know i know i know i shoulda gone to ♪ ♪ free credit report dot com! ♪ that's where i shoulda gone! coulda got my knowledge on! ♪ ♪ vo: free credit score and report with enrollment in triple advantage. >>> less than two weeks after attorney general eric holder announced an investigation into the cia interrogations, the cia is now asking for the justice department's help in finding out who just who leaked a secret progr
FOX News
Sep 18, 2009 4:00pm EDT
will in minutes. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. connell: 74 cia directors asking the president to squash the probe of detainee interrogations'. catherine? >> within the letter, three points are made. first, the president should use his power to do -- to reverse the decision to reopen the investigation into cia interrogation. moreover disclosures about cia collection operations will continue to make it harder for intelligence officers to maintain the momentum of operations that have saved lives and help protect america from further attacks. late today there was a response from the cia director, leon panetta. he said that the director appreciates the president's strong support for the men and women of the cia and that he stood up with those who followed legal guidance on the interrogations'. connell: big story, thank you for that. now, fears over iran. hillary clinton, hitting back, saying that dropping the missile shield in europe will make america safer. the shield is gone and the meeting is on. the u.s. is set to sit down with iran october 1. my next guest is not lik
FOX News
Sep 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
upon a robust cia. i want to look forward and not backward on this issue. i do not want to get into the business of squelching investigations being conducted. bill: it is a weak answer. the president should make the call. he has the power. mr. obama is being disingenuous. more on this story, coming up. finally, there was this on cbs. >> i have no interest in increasing the size of government, i just want a smaller government that is regulating smartly, so i do not have to engage in this. even though we are having a passionate disagreement, acknowledging that we are all patriots, i do not assume the worst in people's motives. -the 24-hour news cycle focuses on the most extrem elements on both sides. they cannot get enough of a conflict. catnip to the media right now. the easiest way to get 15 minutes of fame is to be rude to someone. >> -- bill: sometimes seeking the truth demands for skilled -- demands forceful dialogue. you can see people doing it all the time. all in all, he was able to get his point across. for the top story tonight, we are going to take a break and bring in juan
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2009 5:00pm EDT
cheney called the attorney general's decision to investigate possible cia abuses an outrageous political act. but former attorney general alberto gonzales now says the probe by eric holder is legitimate. what does it say about bush's top law enforcement official when he comes out against cheney? >>> and as governor rick perry's talk of succeeceding from the u. >>> and check out the front page headline from this morning's new york post suggesting that eliot spitzer really, the man who was brought down by a prostitute scandal, may be actually thinking of running for office again. that's the latest from the "new york times." we're going to have it with you and for you in the "hardball" sideshow. >>> we begin with the waning support for the war in afghanistan. our friend here always the former press secretary for newt gingrich, and ron reagan, a friend with air america radio, looking rather sad right now. well, according to the latest washington post, maybe he's seen the poll, the "washington post" poll. we've got the numbers, 51%, a majority now think the war in afghanistan is not
FOX News
Sep 9, 2009 5:00am EDT
-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thank you forever watching us tonight. putting american cia agents in direct danger. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. you will remember the valerie plame situation where the former cia operative was publicly named in a weapons of mass destruction controversy. remember that? well, led by nbc news and the "new york times" the left wing media went news and ultimately scooter libby, a top advisor to vice president cheney was convicted of a crime. now we have a situation far worse and the left wing media is silent. a group calling itself john adams project affiliated with the aclu is secretly photographing cia agents and showing the pictures to suspected terrorists at guantanamo bay, among other people. it's hard to believe, i know, but it's going on. activist lawyers joshua dratel nina ginsburg edward mcmahon three members of the group putting cia members in danger. factor producer caught up with ms. ginsburg. >> ms. ginsburg hi, i'm with the fox news channel. you are putting cia lives in danger. >> you need to talk to the people a
FOX News
Sep 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
cia directors urging him to step in, president obama says he has no plans to overrule eric holder's allegations of mistreatment by prisoners by the cia -- despite seven four and am -- foreign cia directors. in the bottom box, a little tussle at the white house over the definition of a tax on health care. the president says it is not a tax. others say it is, but did anybody read the plan? we did. we will show it to you. it lays it out very clearly. martha: we begin with chilling new detail on the three terrorists suspects and what they may have been planning to do in this country. the investigation stretches from new york city out to colorado. first, this man is expected in federal court very shortly. we are watching that. investigators believe that he trained with al qaeda in the troubled areas of pakistan. the feds say that there were eight handwritten pages in his riding detailing on his computer how to make a bomb, and then, the text message that followed that reportedly read, "the wedding cake is ready." a similar code was used in the 7-7 attacks in london, which ws.sed a lot of
FOX News
Sep 18, 2009 7:00pm EDT
have from asia and the middle east. seven former directors of the cia making an appeal to president obama. their goal? stop the investigation of harsh interrogation tactics used during the bush administration the men all headed the agency at some point during the last 35 years. some worked under republican presidents. others under democrats. today they all signed their names to a letter asking the president to put the brakes on attorney general eric holder. last month he appointed a prosecutor to look at instances of potential abuse of terror suspects at the hands of cia interrogators. have have called the methods used by the cia during the bush administration torture. today the former cia director said an investigation would hurt the agents involved and put the united states in danger in the future. here is part of that letter. quoting: trace: now we're learning more about what prompted the drecialghts to write that -- directs directors to write that letter. >> a former intelligence official says the decision to write the letter by the seven former cia directors was, quote, spontan
FOX News
Sep 18, 2009 3:00pm EDT
. first, the explosive development in the obama administration's criminal investigation into the cia. seven former directors of the spy agency are asking the president to stop the investigation into the techniques used on terror suspects after 9/11. at the techniques -- the interrogations took place under the bush administration. eric holder announced last month that an independent panel will investigate the allegations of abuse against the cia. catherine herridge has the details. investigators have considered this for some time, right? >> i talked to a senior intelligence a -- official who told me that the real trick was finding a language that would be firm and clear, yet respectful and professional, because it would be directed at the president himself. rick: what does his letter say? >> there are two parts that sum up its essence. attorney general holder's decision to reopen the investigation creates an atmosphere of continuous jeopardy for those whose cases the department of justice had previously declined to cross to -- prosecute. moreover, there is no reason to expect that the
FOX News
Sep 2, 2009 1:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
Sep 12, 2009 10:00pm EDT
about the investigations of the cia and the fbi following watergate. the second book titled spy queen which is a biography of elizabeth bentley and her third book, the book that we are going to be discussing today, "real enemies" conspiracy theories and american democracy, world war i to 9/11. so i would like to begin with an incident in your bk that i found particularly revealing about really the whole tme of the book and a lot of what has been going on in the u.s. in this goesack to 1992 when bill clinton had been elected president. and he called and his longtime friend, webster hubble and you recount how he talked to his friend who he was thinking of planning to appoint to a high position in the administration and he gave him a couple of secret oebs. he asked him to questions that you recall in the book for good the first was who killed jfk d the secgnd was are there ufo's? as i was reading this i was thinking wow, how do we get to that point in u.s. history that this young, very bright, very well educated president would be essentially take so seriously a couple of coniracy
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2009 12:00am EDT
investigating possible cia abuse of prisoners. formerly state of california succeeded by his son who served in the military. debbie wassermann schultz is a member of the judiciary committee. mr. hunter, thank you for joining us. what former vice president dick cheney said over the weekend. >> now you get a new administration. we didn't like those opinions. we're going to investigate those lawyers and perhaps disbar them. i think it's an outrageous precedent to set to have this kind of i think intensely partisan politicized look back at the prior administration. they're going to investigate the cia personnel who carried out the investigations. it's an outrageous political act that will do great damage long term to our capacity to be able to have people take on difficult jobs, make difficult decision without having to worry about what the next administration is going to say. >> mr. hunter, do you share the vice president's argument that what eric holder, the attorney general, was doing. and looking to prosecute these people as partisan in nature? in other words, an attempt to explo
Univision
Sep 30, 2009 6:30pm EDT
reuniones, entre los presentes la secretaria de estado, el director de la cia, y el presidente biden. ayer el presidente reiteró su meta. >>> estamos de acuerdo que es absolutamente critico, la ot otam compartirá esto. >>> afganistán presenta una amenaza de segudad. >>> pero si los estados unidos y la otam no está protegiendo y manteniendo neutral, claramente regresaría alquaeda. >>> sigo animado por el constante y firme progreso, el presidente ordenó que todas las tropas se retiren para agosto del 2010. la mitad del pueblo está en contra deenviar más soldados, pero la casa blanca dice que la decisióntxndfoúuokph@áánoticier anucan a irán de tener un programa secreto. >>> y un nuevo indica que los inmigrantes que mueren alcruzar la frontera son mucho más. y comparado a las 390 del año pasado, activistas dicen que es el resultado de políticas que han favorecido e >>> una investigación federal llevó a una compañía fabricante de ropa a despedir 1500 txndabajadrkp inmigh@es. >>> esperamosáánoticiero univiso áánoticiero univisioh@txndfog[y incluyó 18 millones entre sus e
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2009 1:00pm EDT
years, is an unprecedented cia in terms of its provisions and its reach. the secretary outlined some of the broad features of the cia. i want to underscore that for the first time and we have been doing these agreements at the department for a number of years, this is really reaching into new territory. pfizer will be under obligation to proactively identify potential risks associated with the promotion of individual products. they have to implement plans to mitigate risks. we have internal and an external compliance requirements as well as a very robust plan going forward to avoid this kind of conduct from happening again. >> could that will be employed if they violate the cia? >> it could be employed. it is important to understand that this settlement is for the benefit of american tax payers to return significant dollars that were spent on the programs. it is also for the protection of our beneficiaries who count on drug pipelines from a variety of manufacturers including this one for it is important to understand both cost and benefit as we proceed in putting together a cour
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2009 1:00am EDT
. he told fox news cia operatives investigated for torture would have to pay for their own lawyers, even chris wallace corrected him. not the first time he said it, mind you, but the second. wallace was silent. cheney said, quote, i don't know who was running it. this guy, he was in all of the papers. john brennan, he was in the cia when you were vice president. grandpa dick claiming before the prelame li preliminary investigation is even done, it's all political. >> they'll investigate the cia personnel who carried out those investigations. i think it's an outrageous political act that will do great damage long term to our capacity the being able to have people take on political jobs. >> an outrageous police call act to be carried out by this man, john durham, appointed by the bush justice department to look at the interrogation videos. outrageous political act recommended by the office of responsibility, the ethics office of the bush justice department. they questioned why the ethics office recommended the investigation. the same office as the president obama claims, the same off
FOX News
Sep 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
now for the top of the news. the obama administration's criminal investigation into the cia's harsh interrogation of terrorist suspects will now reportedly focus on a very small number of cases. that word comes just days after seven former directors of the spy agency urged president obama to drop the investigation. in a letter arguing that it would hurt the cia's operations and morale. wendell goler with the news. is he live at the white house. wendell? >> trace, there is word that any investigation, if it happens, would involve just a handful of cia investigators. but that's not reassures lawmakers that feel there should be no investigations at all. the president points to his promise not to let politics trump the rule of law. >> i want to make sure that as president of the united states that i am not asserting in some way that my decisions overrule the decisions of prosecutors who are there to uphold the law. >> critics say the president is overruling the decisions of bush administration charges. and there are reports attorney general eric holder didn't personally read the so-call
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2009 12:00am EDT
cia does conspire to kill foreign leaders ando as a result you have more furious about secret government agents and secret government conspiracies and the united states than in culturest have lessostility to government and that hava government that is morepen. >> host: with on pact if you, there's a lot in tre. first off, why are americans so anticentral -- government. where does that come from? >> fuest: thers a lot of historical work that goes back the 18th century, and the fear of the british in the colony and the belief that if you have to act much power in the central government, then the peop in america have less power. >> host: but it's really, shall we say linker? still quite common, so it is just in our cultura dna? >> guest: yet, that's what some people think, right. >> host: what about what personality part? you talked about psychological. i know it or not a psychologist, but in your analysis of the six tables, does there seem to be a personality type or couple of personality type that are pne to be leaving this theory? >> guest: there is a political tight and that
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2009 4:00pm EDT
aimed at taging us. we've seen detainees at guantanamo bay released. and we know -- >> the cia just released information that said these enhanced interrogation techniques did not provide information. that some of the information was provided through normal technique. >> some of the information was. and by the way, speaking of the cia, when you look at september 11, one of the major problems was a failure of intelligence. people did not see it coming. and we need an aggressive and intelligent and confident information service like the cia. to have our own justice department investigating cia officers who have done their best to protect our freedom, i think certainly hurts the morale of the cia. it has a chilling effect on their willingness to do what they have to do. >> they vealated clear guidelines. in these specific cases. >> i'm glad you've seen the results of the investigation. but i believe it is still underway. >> right. but the investigation is underway. they haven't indict anybody yet and they're simply going after people who were given very clear guidelines and operated out
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of a feeling of destiny with him. >> host: many of the americans fbi, cia, white house individuals that come through in your story are not quite as dapper, but driven. they are people who broke china when they walked in the china shop, and were sort of impelled forward by this sense of the danger we faced. richard clarke is another one of them. he straddles two admistration and certain became a maj part of the story during the 9/11 commission. talk to me about richard clarke. >> guest: well, yeah, clarke and o'neill re soul bthers. they really saw each other as being having the sam kind of drive, the same kind of obsesqiveness, the same intolerance of bureaucratic resistance. they wanted to get things done. and consequently they also had in, the fact that they had a lot enemies. it was clark who spotted o'neil and ben to promote him actually offered him his own job as the countertarrorism czar in the white house. it could welhave been that that was the prompting factors that caused someone in fbi hierarchy to torpedo o'neil, that they wod never want to report him in the white house
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
he told fox news they -- that cia operatives investigated for possible torture have to pay for their own lawyers even chris blass corrected him. not the first time cheney said it but the second. on everything else wallace was silent on the new interrogation task force, cheney, quote, i don't even know who's running it. this guy. it was in the papers. john brennan, at the cia when you were vice president. grandpa dick claiming before the investigation into cia torture has begun, it is all political. >> they are going to go out and investigate the cia personnel who carried out those investigations. i just -- i think it is an outrageous political act that will do great damage long term to our capacity to be able to have people take on difficult jobs. >> outrageous political act to be carried out by this man prosecutor john durham appointed by the bush justice department. an outrageous political act first recommended bite office of professional responsibility the ethics office of the bush justice department. the weekly standard today reporting today bush's attorney general questioned why
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2009 1:00pm EDT
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